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Gelman Hours for GWorld Holders Complete Hours Info
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Thu
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Fri
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Archive of Past Library Events

These are past events, they have already happened, don't try to go to them! Take a look at our Upcoming Events page for a current list.

In this workshop, participants will learn how to set up Zoom in Blackboard and use the various features to conduct a virtual class in Zoom.

Date and Time:
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

This workshop covers the basics of Blackboard.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 11:00am to 11:45am
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

With online discussions, course members can replicate the robust discussions that take place in the traditional classroom.

Date and Time:
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

Join in to discover the essentials of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, the synchronous virtual classroom tool, beginning with a general geography of the new and improved user interface and ending with an overview of breakout groups.

Date and Time:
Monday, May 3, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

Please join us for a virtual reading and Q&A with Francisco Cantú, a writer, translator, and the author of The Line Becomes a River, winner of the 2018 Los Angeles Times Book Prize and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in nonfiction. 

Date and Time:
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 6:30pm
Location: Zoom
Event Format: Lecture
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

This workshop will cover how to manage the grade center and calculate grades.

Date and Time:
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor is an online proctoring tool that can be used in conjunction with a Blackboard test to lock down the testing environment.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools.

Date and Time:
Monday, April 26, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

Please join us for a virtual reading and Q&A with Kali Fajardo-Anstine. Ms. Anstine is the author of the short story collection, Sabrina and Corina, a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of an American Book Award.  Her work has appeared in Harper's Bazaar, The American Scholar, Boston Review, the Oprah Magazine and elsewhere.

Date and Time:
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 5:30pm
Location: Zoom
Event Format: Lecture
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

Paul Ryan, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, will discuss his career, leadership, and the American Idea Foundation in this event, co-sponsored by The National Churchill Leadership Center and the Graduate School of Political Management. 

Date and Time:
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location: Online Only
Event Format: Lecture
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

This workshop will cover the basics of Blackboard rubrics.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools.

Date and Time:
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

This workshop will cover how to manage the grade center and calculate grades.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor is an online proctoring tool that can be used in conjunction with a Blackboard test to lock down the testing environment.

Date and Time:
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

Giving a presentation to a live audience is difficult enough, but doing so virtually presents a new set of challenges. Join this workshop to discuss how to plan your virtual presentation, etiquette for delivering content virtually, and troubleshooting.

Date and Time:
Monday, April 12, 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Skills for Academic Success
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

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